Merlin and Bernadine Peterson Scholarship
The purpose of the Merlin and Bernadine Peterson Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarships to high school seniors that previously attended Santa Fe Trail Middle School in Olathe, KS who would not otherwise be able to afford college.
The students eligible for assistance are those students that meet the following:
- Are seniors in high school;
- Attending a two or four year college or trade school;
- Attended Santa Fe Trail Middle School in Olathe, KS; and
- Demonstrate financial need.
Scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis and disbursed in equal payments in August and January and mailed to the school of higher learning. In order to receive the second payment, students must continue to attend classes full-time and maintain a minimum 2.5 grade point average (or equivalent). The scholarship is not renewable.